We went away over half term to meet with our friends as we often do. But this time one family was not there. The primary-school-aged daughter had broken her leg very badly whilst ice skating. Her femur snapped and fractured and she was in hospital for a number of days until she gained mobility. My
I was going to have daughters. As a rampant feminist in my 20s I had ordered girl children only. I was going to be colouring in butterflies with gel pens, going to ballet classes, and brushing hair into plaits. I can do all of these … Read more
I’m in the middle of writing my next book which is about how to make the best of the end of a relationship whether it is ending through divorce, separation or bereavement (they are more similar than you might think).
As you know, I’m divorced and I know lots of people who are also divorced. … Read more